The 2020 Kia Cadenza facelift has a slightly better exterior, and redesigned interior, but only about 5 people will care because everybody hates sedans now.
The 2020 Kia Cadenza facelift has a new hood, bumpers and trunk lid, deeper grille, and a redesigned dashboard with a 12.3″ touchscreen.
The second generation Kia Cadenza starts at US$31,990, a full $1,000 less than the first generation model, and is better equipped and better looking too.
The large mainstream sedan market might be shrinking, but Kia is determined to grow its share of the pie with the second generation Cadenza.
The second-gen Kia Cadenza has a bigger, lighter body. The FWD sedan has a 3.3-liter V6 engine with 290hp (216kW) and 253 lb-ft (343Nm) and an 8-speed auto.
The VG Kia Cadenza (Kia K7 in South Korea) was launched in the US for the 2013 model year. The large V6 FWD sedan is based on the Hyundai Azera.
The exterior of the second generation Kia Cadenza (K7 in South Korea) has been revealed, and it features sharper styling than the first sedan.
The second generation Kia Cadenza goes on sale outside of Korea (where it’s sold as the K7) from 2016. It has sharper styling than the first gen sedan.